Board Chair, The Naga Group
Sagra Maceira de Rosen is the Chair of the Board of Directors of The Naga Group, an investment holding company focused on investing in premium consumer and luxury brands. She is also a senior advisor to various private equity firms, on transactions in the consumer, luxury, fashion and retail industries. Prior to this Sagra was CEO of Amanda Wakeley, the London-based luxury lifestyle brand. Sagra was involved with Amanda Wakeley since early 2012, when she advised both Amanda and the current majority shareholders on the acquisition of a stake in the company. She subsequently became a member of the Board of Directors and later the CEO, leading the repositioning of the company from its narrow focus on designer eveningwear to a luxury lifestyle brand.
Since 2011, Sagra has been a member of the Advisory Board of Omni United. She is also a luxury, retail and fashion contributor to Monocle24, commenting on the luxury, fashion, consumer and retail sectors. Currently she is on the advisory boards of Pramma, a luxury leather goods brand and Beulah-London, a designer ready-to-wear lifestyle brand; Until the end of 2010, Sagra was the Managing Director of the Luxury & Retail division of a family office investment company, Reig Capital Group (“RCG”), where for five years she led and oversaw the direct equity investments of the group in luxury, retail and media brands. She was also a member of the executive board of RCG, which oversaw other investments of the group.
Sagra spent the bulk of her career at US investment bank JP Morgan in London, as a top ranked equity analyst, first as the Head of its Global Luxury Goods & Fashion Retail Equity Research team, and during her last 2 years at the firm as Global Coordinator of the Retail & Luxury Goods research team and Co-head of the Pan European General Retail team, overseeing and coordinating the work of over 30 analysts worldwide. A speaker in luxury goods conferences (such as those organised by the Financial Times, and by the INYT/IHT), Sagra has co-authored the book “The Towering World of Jimmy Choo: A Glamorous Story of Power, Profits and the Pursuit of the Perfect Shoe”, published by Bloomsbury in the US and the UK in 2009.
She is deeply involved with a number of charitable and non-profit organizations, including as Treasurer and member of the European Board of Trustees and Directors of Vital Voices Global Partnership. Sagra is also a Trustee of The Uganda Children Trust Fund, and a supporter and close collaborator of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) in NY.
Sagra has an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York and an undergraduate degree in Business & Economics from the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain. She grew up in Spain, but has lived in New York and London for the last 25 years. Sagra is married and has two daughters.